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Selma Ruoff By Zoya Chernokhvostova and Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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Selma Rouff was a victim of a merciless 20th century. Born in Russia to a German family, she absorbed the best of two great cultures but was exiled at the start of WWI because of her German origins.... More > In 1933, she returned to Russia to escape Nazi Germany, only to be sent away to the gulag on a 20-year sentence. With a mind of a scientist and the soul of a poet, Rouff was an extraordinary person who left behind scientific works and literary manuscripts.< Less
Москва, Воротниковский, дом 4 By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson & Zoya Chernokhvostova
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This book traces the history of a Moscow building, constructed in 1914 in a corner of the old city, and its residents from 1920 through 1980. Taking readers through the establishment of the Soviet... More > Union until its near collapse, through World War II and the insanity of life under a totalitarian regime, the book follows three generations of Muscovites and offers a glimpse of Soviet life.< Less
Прогулки в прошлое By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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This autobiography traces life in Moscow from the 1930s through the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1992. Though the story of the author's family is at the book's core, the turbulent history of... More > the country in those years inevitably seeps into the most personal events. A happy childhood is set against the terror of the 1930s, when friends and relatives, including a grandfather, mysteriously disappear. The school years, during World War II, are spent in part in a besieged Moscow. Studies at the medical institute take place during the final mad years of Stalin's regime, culminating in the infamous "Doctor's Plot" and the escalation of anti-Semitism. This account of a happy marriage, family life, and fulfilling career--all in a country isolated from the world by the iron curtain--takes the reader through the perestroika and, finally, to the family's immigration to America.< Less
Кто Мы и Откуда By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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A family history, complete with photographs and documents, that traces the generations from imperial Russia through the aftermath of the Revolution.
Прогулки в прошлое, MOCKBA 1930–1992 (книга вторая) By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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This book (Russian language) is the second part of the author's autobiography, a story about the hardships in life and work in a country isolated from the world behind the Iron Curtain. Many pages... More > are devoted to adventures in the boundless breadths of Russia and attempts to see something beyond her borders. The latter parts of the book discuss the Gorbachev perestroika years and the hopes for change. In the early 1990s, the family emigrated to the USA. В этой книге–продолжение биографии автора, рассказ о трудностях жизни и работы в стране, отгороженной от мира «железным занавесом». Много страниц уделено путешествиям по бескрайним просторам России и попыткам увидеть что-то и за ее пределами. В последних разделах речь идет о годах горбачевской перестройки, о надеждах на перемены и об их реальном воплощении. В начале 90-ых годов вся семья эмигрировала в США.< Less
Kto My i Otkuda (3 izd) By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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A family history, complete with photographs and documents, that traces the generations from imperial Russia through the aftermath of the Revolution (third edition).
Кто Мы и Откуда By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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A family history, complete with photographs and documents, that traces the generations from imperial Russia through the aftermath of the Revolution.
Прогулки в прошлое, MOCKBA 1930–1992 (книга первая) By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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This book is the story of a happy childhood cut short by a war, about wartime Moscow, student life, and medical school--a time when the joys of young adulthood were darkened by midcentury madness in... More > the biological sciences and medicine marked by anti-Semitism. This volume ends with the meeting of a future husband, the start of a new life full of hope and promises of the 1960s. (2nd edition in two books, book one). В этой книге – рассказ о моем счастливом детстве, прерванном войною, о военном времени в Москве, о годах студенчества в медицинском институте. Это было время, когда радости юных лет омрачались средневековым кошмаром в биологической науке и медицине, а в последние безумные годы сталинского правления расцветал антисемитизм и «Дело врачей-отравителей». И наконец – встреча с будущим мужем и начало новой жизни, полной надежд, рожденных «недолгой порой шестидесятых». (издание в 2-х книгах, книга первая)< Less
Прогулки в прошлое By Elena Chernokhvostova-Levenson
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This autobiography traces life in Moscow from the 1930s through the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1992. Though the story of the author's family is at the book's core, the turbulent history of... More > the country in those years inevitably seeps into the most personal events. A happy childhood is set against the terror of the 1930s, when friends and relatives, including a grandfather, mysteriously disappear. The school years, during World War II, are spent in part in a besieged Moscow. Studies at the medical institute take place during the final mad years of Stalin's regime, culminating in the infamous "Doctor's Plot" and the escalation of anti-Semitism. This account of a happy marriage, family life, and fulfilling career--all in a country isolated from the world by the iron curtain--takes the reader through the perestroika and, finally, to the family's immigration to America.< Less

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